An antique red earthenware majolica double inkstand. Desmant did a series of objects with scenes inspired by the Bayeaux Tapestry (Tapisserie de Bayeux).
Orange, blue, black, peach on reddish brown ground
PLACE OF ORIGIN
Louis-Etienne Desmant (French, 1844-1902)
Incised signature (base): Desmant / ... / Normandie
Early 20th century
Width 9.5 Depth 6 Height 2.5 inches
Note: chip, (1) lid cracked and re-glued.